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Oregon Curry County to Levy Taxes or Issue Bonds to Pay Warrants, Measure 8 (1926)

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The Oregon Curry County to Levy Taxes or Issue Bonds to Pay Warrants Amendment, also known as Measure 8, was on the November 2, 1926 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized Curry County, upon county voters’ approval, to issue bonds or levy taxes to pay the county’s warrants.[1]

Measure 8 amended Section 10 of Article XI of the Oregon Constitution.[2]

Election results

Oregon Measure 8 (1926)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 78,823 56.18%
No61,47243.82%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

Submitted by the Legislature - CURRY COUNTY BONDING OR TAX LEVY AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend section 10 of article XI of the constitution of the state of Oregon so as to authorize Curry county, Oregon, upon vote of its people to ratify, validate and pay all unpaid warrants outstanding January 1, 1925, and the accrued interest thereon, and all claims for labor, material and supplies outstanding on said date; authorizing said county to issue bonds or levy taxes annually not exceeding 10 mills on the dollar, and permitting such levy to be made in excess of the limitations fixed by section 10 of article XI.
Vote YES or NO.


314. Yes, I vote for the amendment

315. No, I vote against the amendment

[3]

Path to the ballot

Measure 8 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on February 27, 1925.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
  2. Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 13, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.